Feiyang BL58: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

Feiyang, BL58 is a luo-connecting point on the lateral aspect of leg and the collateral of this meridian flies out from this point to the kidney meridian.
Feiyang-BL58

Nomenclature:

Fei: to fly Yang: lifting
Feiyang, BL58 is a luo-connecting point on the lateral aspect of leg and the collateral of this meridian flies out from this point to the kidney meridian.
Point: BL58
Chinese Name: 飞阳
Name: Feiyang
English Name/Meaning: Soaring Upwards
Pinyin: fēi yáng
Han Geul 한글: bi yang 비양
Romaji: hi yō
Vietnamese:Phi dương

Location:

7 cun directly above the Kunlun (Bl60), on the posterior border of fibula, about 1 cun lateral and inferior to Chengshan (BL57).

Functions of Feiyang, BL58:

  • Disperse wind damp in channel and connecting vessels.
  • Clears the channel.
  • Tonifies the kidney.

Indications:

  • Headache, Blurring of vision, Nasal obstruction, Epistaxis, Tinnitus, Hemorrhoids.
  • Low back pain, Sciatica, Atrophy of the leg, Weakness of the Leg.

Method:

Perpendicular insertion 1 to 1.5 cun.

Remarks:

Distal point for back pain, problems in head and neck.

Dr. Ishwar Gyawali

Dr. Ishwar Gyawali is Consultant Acupuncturist and Ayurveda Physician from Kathmandu, Nepal. He had completed BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery), a five and half year course on Ayurveda Medicine from Kirtipur Campus affiliated to Tribhuvan University ,Institute Of Medicine, Nepal under scholarship in 2011. He had completed his MD in TCM from Nanjing University Of Chinese Medicine in 2016 under scholarship of Ministry of Education, Nepal. With an experience of Serving for Government of Nepal for 2 years and private practise for more than 5 years, he has sound knowledge in Ayurveda as well as Chinese Medicine. He is a registered Doctor in NAMC (Nepal Ayurveda Medical Council ) both as a physician as well as TCM/Acupuncture Specialist.